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Lithuanian Embassy in Japan is organising a consular mission to Sydney and Auckland on November 9-14, 2017.
On September 7-8th, Lithuanian Embassy for the first time participated in Kobe International Industrial Fair with Lithuanian national booth, where life sciences, photonics, information & communication technologies, engineering, and other Lithuanian economic sectors were presented.
A new expanded version of the Sugihara route has just been published. We had no idea the project would outgrow Kaunas when we first published the Japanese-language map dedicated to the legacy of diplomat Chiune Sugihara in September’2016. The map has been since published in English and Lithuanian, too (just in time for the Sugihara Week, our top recommendation this September).
On Monday, 4 September 2017, Viktoras Pranckietis, Speaker of the Seimas, met with Hirofumi Nakasone, Member of the Japanese Parliament, Chairman of Japan-Lithuania Friendship Diet Members’ League.
The meeting discussed prospects of the development of bilateral cooperation, regional security issues and the threat posed by North Korea.
High quality Lithuanian products are becoming more and more popular in Japan. Recently some good news from Lithuania reached sweets lovers in Japan: “Gyomi Super” which has 350 shops in various Japanese cities, in June has successfully started selling Lithuanian “cheese cakes”. Japanese people immediately liked these newly discovered delicacies.
On the 17th of June in Tokyo, Sophia University with the Japanese Association of Slavists and the European Institute of Sophia University hosted international symposium “Baltic languages and their neighbours”, where scientists from Japan, the United States and Lithuania analyzed the history of multilingualism and multiculturalism, as well as current situation in Lithuania and Latvia.
The 15th international film festival "EU FILM DAYS" in Japan will be opened on the 26th of May, 2017 in Tokyo. Lithuanian Embassy in Japan will present the newest works of the Lithuanian authors. This time 25 European countries will be participating at the festival.
Wednesday 17 May, Jakarta – President Dalia Grybauskaitė, who is on a state visit in Indonesia, met with President Joko Widodo. In the first ever meeting between the Presidents of Indonesia and Lithuania, the strengthening of bilateral relations, cooperation between the EU and Indonesia as well as global security matters were discussed. The President also met with Speaker of Indonesian Parliament Setya Novanto.
On 10 May, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius held meetings in Tokyo and highlighted the opening of new opportunities to expand economic cooperation between Lithuania and Japan.
On 10 May, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius concluded his working visit to Japan. At the Embassy of Lithuania in Tokyo, Linkevičius met with Japanese representatives of the world of business, science, politics, culture and with members of the local Lithuanian community. During the event, Linkevičius conferred the award of honour – Lithuanian Diplomacy Star – on the Chairman of Japan-Lithuania Friendship Diet Member’s League Hirofumi Nakasone.
On 10 May, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius concluded his working visit to Japan. Linkevičius met with Japan’s Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida to discuss the rapidly developing Lithuanian-Japanese relations over the recent years. The Foreign Ministers agreed to further strengthen cooperation in the fields of politics, security, economy, science and innovation, and to sign the double taxation avoidance agreement in the near future.
On 9 May, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius had conversations with representatives of Japan’s public and private sector and emphasized the achievements of our country’s information and communications technology (ICT) sector. Linkevičius also expressed his belief that the Lithuanian-Japanese cooperation would quickly gain momentum in this sphere.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius continues his working visit to Japan. He visited the Chiune Sugihara Memorial Museum Memorial Museum in Yaotsu – the home town of the Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara.
On 7 May, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius visited the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, where he paid tribute to victims of the Hiroshima atomic bombing.
On 6 May, Linas Linkevičius, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, being on an official visit in Japan, and Fumio Kishida, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan, held an official opening of the Honorary Consulate of Lithuania in Fukuyama, Hiroshima Prefecture.